Campus Stories

For the Record, Aug. 22, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
TIDE Camp
A group of students from around the country participated in a two-week residential summer camp operated by UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment to explore Delaware's estuary.
UDCMS programs
UD's Community Music School has a number of programs scheduled in the new academic year.
PCS discounts
A new discount has been established for University of Delaware students who wish to take advantage of professional development programs offered by UD's Professional and Continuing Studies.
1743 Welcome Days
With the fall semester poised to begin at the University of Delaware, now is a good time for arriving Blue Hens to visit the updated 1743 Welcome Days website for a full schedule of opening week festivities.
Building coastal capacity
UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment recently celebrated the addition of two new assets, a research vessel and a robotics lab, to support coastal research and education.
Digital yearbooks
The UD Library has digitized all UD yearbooks, which are available on the web.
Tomorrow's entrepreneurs
High school students created and ran their own businesses after a week of entrepreneurial education at UD's EntrePrep Summer Institute.
Building a better block
The University of Delaware worked with a Wilmington community to demonstrate the benefits of adding amenities along a city block.
Exhibit to ecosystem
A wetland at the campus farm is being shored up through the assistance of the Ducks Unlimited student group and a donation of trees and shrubs from the UD exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show.
'Unique opportunity'
Every summer for 35 years running, the Governor's School for Excellence has hosted some of the state's brightest high school students for a week of immersion in the arts and academic pursuits at UD.
Biosecurity
The University of Delaware welcomed 22 poultry professionals from around the world as it hosted its sixth annual Emergency Poultry Disease Response certificate program July 7-11.
REP tickets
The box office for the Resident Ensemble Players, the University of Delaware's professional acting company, is open for the 2014-15 theatre season.
Growth in giving
Fiscal year 2014 marked another record-setting fundraising year for the University of Delaware, with more than 37,000 donors contributing $63.9 million to support students, faculty, facilities and operations.
Not-so-Old Masters
An art conservation workshop at the University of Delaware taught 12 museum professionals to work with traditional materials and techniques.
'Tobacco-Free UD'
Acting on a student-led initiative, UD has announced that all its campuses are tobacco-free beginning this month.
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